This Popular New Jersey Lake Was Just Shut Down Due To Dangerous Algae

Summer just started and, sadly, one of our popular swimming destinations has already been shut down. Swartswood Lake is the crown jewel of Swartswood State Park (New Jersey’s first state park) and, until the other day, it offered opportunities for fishing, boating and swimming. Now, the lake has been temporarily closed.

Don’t let this set your summer fun back! For other lakes in New Jersey, check out this list: 10 Amazing Lake Trips You Need To Take In New Jersey This Summer. For more swimming spots and hidden beaches, check out this list: 10 Little Known Beaches in New Jersey That’ll Make Your Summer Unforgettable.